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Course: Royal St. George’s GC – Par 70 – 7211 Yards
Location: Sandwich, Kent, England
Cut: Top-70 & Ties After 36 Holes
Field: 156 Players
Defending Champion: Shane Lowry (-15) *No event in 2020
Round 1 & 2 TV & Tee Times: Here

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Expected Weather

The Course

If you like high winds (despite the forecast), long wispy fescue, and quirky rolling dunes when you watch The Open Championship, then this is probably going to be a fun week for you.

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Also the fact that THIS guy is the head greenskeeper at Royal St. George’s kind of speaks for itself

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Fans – Despite strict contact tracing protocols for players, The Open Championship will allow up to 32,000 fans per day; the most of any tournament in the world since the start of the pandemic

R&A hopeful for a 'significant' number of fans at British Open

FULL-FIELD BREAKDOWN

*Some players were dropped from the sheet due to lack of available information

Top-Ranked by Oddsmakers

9/1 – Jon Rahm
12/1 – Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson
16/1- Brooks Koepka
18/1 – Xander Schauffele, Jordan Spieth

Rankings by Odds

By Teeing Off Rankings

Top-Five in Teeing Off Rankings

1 – Brooks Koepka (16/1)
2 – Rory McIlroy (12/1
3 – Patrick Reed (35/1)
4 – Xander Schauffele (18/1)
5 – Dustin Johnson (12/1)

Big Movers (Rise from Odds Ranking to Teeing Off Ranking)

Patrick Reed (14th to 3rd)
Jason Day (32nd to 9th)
Alexander Noren (46th to 15th)
Harris English (40th to 18th)
Kevin Kisner (64th to 22nd)

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